The 50 Biggest Fails in New York Mets History

#46. Jimmy Piersall Rounds the Bases Backwards

Date: 6/23/1963

You think Manny Ramirez shows up pitchers after hitting home runs? After hitting his 100th career homer, Jimmy Piersall took Duke Snider up on his clubhouse bet and ran around the bases backward. This was probably about the time Mets manager Casey Stengel started thinking "I've had enough of this lovable shit." To be fair though, Piersall was a little crazy.

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